Probiotics can help you become less focused on recurrent bad feelings

People focus less on bad feelings and experiences from the past (i.e. rumination) after four weeks of probiotics ...

Apr 15

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Why some people hear colour, taste sounds

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have shed new light on synesthesia - the effect of hearing colours, seeing sounds and other cross-sensory phenomena.

Apr 14

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Your Voice Is The Secret To Getting Hired

If you want the job, you better speak up: Your voice carries a personal power that assures people of your intelligence and competence in a way that mere written words can’t.

Apr 14

Categories: Workplace Issues

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Sexually active senior citizens fare better mentally

Pucker up seniors ... it may be good for your health. A growing body of research finds that continuing to get your groove on as you age can bear some provocative mind and body benefits.

Apr 14

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues

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Brain activity in infants predicts language outcomes in autism ...

Autism spectrum disorder can produce different clinical outcomes in young children, with some having strong conversation abilities and others not talking at all. A new study reveals at the first signs of possible autism in infants and toddlers, ...

Apr 13

Categories: Autism spectrum disorders

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Can you trust yourself?

New experiences can sometimes alter past memories.

Apr 13

Categories: Self-Doubt, Trust Issues

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Cajoling and Betraying Trust

Is cajoling always effective?

Apr 13

Categories: Workplace Issues

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Media reporting leading to more suicides

There were suicide clusters in various US college in the previous year and there media was shining its light on it. Does media influence our perception of the events and what impact does media have on the incidence?

Apr 11

Categories: Suicide Prevention

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Laughing Causes People to Share More

Strangers sharing intimate autobiographical details. Will you? How did they manage to willingly share? New research suggests that laughter causes one to disclose more about themselves.

Apr 11

Categories: Relationships & Marriage, Social Anxiety / Phobia

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Use of Facebook Linked to Depression

More often than not, we find ourselves scrolling through one’s feeds. Comparing ourselves with them. This has been found to link to depressive symptoms. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter are all forms of social network that allows to connect with ...

Apr 11

Categories: Social Isolation

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Learning new words quickly and efficiently

A new study finds that we are able to learn words quickly as we remember how the word looks like in overall.

Apr 10

Categories: Learning Difficulties

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Time Pressure Facilitates better decision-making

The study looks at a hypothetical aeroplane crash over a city. Nearly 200 professionals were split into separated rooms based on the sector that they belong to. Ie. Transport, police, etc. They were all given realistic data according to their ...

Apr 10

Categories: Workplace Issues

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Is it unhealthy to express your anger?

People who express anger more often tends to experience greater stress. Long-term stress is unhealthy as it suppresses the immune system and often leads to symptoms like high blood pressure.

Apr 10

Categories: Anger Management

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Does loneliness affect life span?

Not exercising, being obese, smoking and abusing drugs are among the factors known to shorten people's life spans. Might being lonely or socially isolated have a similar effect?

Apr 9

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues, Social Isolation

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Researchers Probing Potential Power of Meditation as Therapy

"We're coming to recognize that meditation changes people's brains," said Wells, an assistant professor of neurology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. "And we're just beginning to gain understanding of what those changes mean and how they might ...

Apr 9

Categories: Meditation

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